FAQ's

Q:

How old does my puppy need to be before it can have it's 1st vaccination?

A:

At least 6 weeks of age

Q:

How old does my kitten need to be before it can have it's 1st vaccination?

A:

At least 6 weeks of age

Q:

How often should a dog/cat be vaccinated?

A:

After the initial vaccination course , (4 injections 4 weeks apart), it is recomended that your pet is vaccinated every 12 months. The vaccination also includes a general health check.

Q:

How often should i deworm my pet?

A:

Every 2 - 3 weeks from 2 - 12 weeks of age, then monthly until 6 months of age. Thereafter deworming should be carried out at a minimum of 3 monthly intervals based on the lifestyle of your pet.

Q:

What is "Microchipping"

A:

A small capsule, the size of a grain of rice, containing the animal's unique registration number is simply inserted under the skin at the back of the animal's neck. The microchip number can be read via a hand held scanner. Vets, The S.P.C.A. and pet rescue centres all have suitable microchip scanners. The name and address details relating to the microchip number are all stored on a national database. If your pet becomes lost it can easily be identified and its owner contacted.

Q:

What should i be feeding my young puppy?

A:

Puppies need to given a food especially formulated for growth which includes all the vitamins, minerals and proteinns to help them in this stage of life.Our staff can help you choose a food that is best suited yo your puppy.

Q:

Do my pet's teeth need attention?

A:

Yes, special dental products such as pet tooth brushes and toothpastes are available from your vet to help prevent plaque build up. Our staff can help you to apply these techniques correctly to achieve the best results. Training your pet to accept dental care measures at an early age is very important. Feeding specially formulated dry diets can also help to prevent further tarter build up.

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